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Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 10:00am EDT
. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. every sunday night al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >> this is just the beginning of something much bigger. >> thank god i didn't have to suffer what he had to go through. >> this sunday, the premiere of "into eternity". >> i am now in this place where you should never come. >> how do you contain 100,000 years of nuclear danger? >> it is an invisible danger. >> al jazeera america presents "into eternity". premieres sunday night 9 eastern. ... s ... my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was
FOX News
Aug 6, 2013 12:00am PDT
's america. greg? >> andy, can you blame people in obama's america not wanting to run with the bulls? >> i am just surprised the bulls want to come here what with obamacare and all. >> exactly. >> and you can only use 49 bulls in assisted of 50. >> i think there are 58 bulls. >> eight won't be eligible for health care. >> enough of this. look who is here. she is so british her blood type is marmalade. i am here #w* imogen lloyd webber. her latest book is called "the twitter diaries" and if hilarity was a soap dispenser they would pump him in the office bathroom. he is writer examine comedian jake fogelnest. bill schulz is out of town and filling in is my nude rock climbing instructor, michael moynahan. glad you combed your hair. and he is not allowed within 50 feet of a hot air balloon. next to me, america's future foundation. that's not magestic. camille foster. >> a block. the lede. that's the first story. get ready for an hour's worth of tmi. >> will he be less graby after time and rehaby? well san diego mayor bob filner has started two weeks of intensive therapy as he faces calls for his
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm PDT
good, go, see you. two americas, a connected one and a nonconnected one. i think people are getting so rang angry about it. >> we are going to have more on that from a different angle. see if the viewers can figure it out. some celebrities are using popularity -- bob is okay. they are pushing causes that say they care about. matt damon being criticized for not practicing what he preaches when it comes to education. that discussion when "the five" comes back. ♪ [ male announcer ] when the a.c. goes out in a heat wave, it's nuccio heating and air conditioning that comes to the rescue. at&t helped nuccio put a complete mobile solution to work. mobile routing to send the closest technician and mobile payments to invoice on the spot. where do you want to take your business? call us. we can show you how at&t solutions can help you do what you do... even better. ♪ >>> every kid in america deserves a good education so they have a shot at success in life. they are not getting it in america's public schools. it does not help when celebrities support teachers unions. we told you about matt da
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 8:00pm EDT
in size. one of america's most popular national parks is in threat. >>> san diego's mayor may step down tomorrow. >>> and a sinkhole drains water right out of the bayou. now a lawsuit is in the works. ♪ >>> more international outrage tonight over allegations of chemical weapons attack in syria. now it is willing reported that not only were runs killed but emergency responders who helped the victims died too. here is what we know right now. president obama has directed the u.s. intelligence community to quickly gather information about the alleged use of chemical weapons. the u.s. state department says syrian rebels do not have the means for chemical war fair. but the government is denying it used any toxic weapons. we want to warn you the video we are about to show you is graphic. we cannot independently verify that -- john what are you hearing from the un. >> we are hearing from officials all over the world today. but all of them keen to couch their words very carefully because as william hague said today this remains unkw unkwap -- uncooperated evidence. . -- let's hear from two lea
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 1:00pm EDT
of syrian's war. go to our website for the latest updates, >>> in new jersey the detection of low level radioactive water triggered a plant shut down of the plant. the leaks were discovered overnight. the plant remains closed today, as inspectors are not yet able to get to the leak. officials say there is no threat to the public, the agency goes on to say the spill is confined. >>> the housing recover ray may be loosing steam. sales of new homes fell sharply last month. it dropped to the lowest level in nine months. mortgage rates have steadily risen since may on bets that the federal reserve will wind down its plan to keep mortgage rates low. >>> robert bales faces his sentencing now. a jury will decide whether his life sentence should also include the possibility of parole.ife sentence and a life sentence with a chance for parole after a couple of decades is a mere is sliver of light. they argued that after 20 years he should be given an opportunity to ask for parole. the prosecution, and defense have rested. the judge has given instructions to the military
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. >> bob filner has resigned at mayor of san diego. he spent his last two months fighting a growing list have sexual harassment allegations. the san diego city council accepted his resignation this afternoon. he will officially step down august 30. he said goodbye to san diego, and apologized for letting the city down. >> obviously this is not a happy time for any of us, not for the city of san diego, not for those who represent and for my own part in causing all this, i offer deep apology certainly to all the citizens of san diego and through you to the citizens that you represent. the city should not have been put through this, and my own personal failures were responsible, and i apologize to the city. >> stephanie stanton joins us live from san diego. he apologized, but he didn't admit bob filner did r
FOX News
Aug 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT
america involved in a costly new war in syria. the president is not telegraphing, what, if anything, he intends to do about this week's alleged chemical weapons massacre. ed henry is traveling with the president and reports from scranton, pennsylvania. >> reporter: while both he and joe biden focused on domestic issues, on the international stage president obama found his credibility on the line as he used a cnn interview to comment about the alleged chemical weapons attack in syria that may have killed up to 1,800 people. >> when you start seeing chemical weapons used on a large scale and again we're still gathering information about this particular event, it is very troublesome. that starts getting to some core national interests that the united states has. both in terms of us making sure that weapons of mass destruction are not proliferating and needing to protect our allies. >> reporter: that was a nod to deliberation sources say are happening inside the administration over whether the u.s. military will use cruise missiles to punish syrian president bashar al assad yet the presiden
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am EDT
-jazeera america sports. [[voiceover]] no doubt about it, innovation changes our lives. opening doors ... opening possibilities. taking the impossible from lab ... to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. can you say stocktopussy? there's more to financial news than the ups and downs of the dow. for instance, could striking workers in greece delay your retirement? i'm here to make the connections to your money real. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. >>> welcome back. i am stephanie sy. these are our stories at this hour. >> the wildfire in yosemite national spark threatening the power grid prompting the governor of california to declare an emergency. t >>> the suspected chemical attack has the u.s. considering possib
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 6:00pm EDT
voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. >> welcome back, everyone, for more on the bales and hassan cases we're joined by jeffrey s. corn, a professor of law. good to talk to you. let me set this it up for you and have you take it on. you have two cases here, two soldiers, both guilty of multiple killings of innocence. one kills american soldiers and the other kills afghan civilians. the one who kills american civilians could be put to death. the one who kills afghans is allowed to enter a plea arrangement to avoid the death penalty. are the two men being treated differently because of who they killed? >> in my opinion the answer to that is no. i know that's been one of the criticisms that's been made over these two cases, but the way i look at this is that the evidence of the massacre at fort hood supports the conclusion that major hassan's crimes were much more depraved
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 7:00am EDT
was an intern at bank of america in london, worked eight all-nighers in two weeks. we have more. >> the signs were there, but for the student, it was too late. the young student from germany was nearing the end of his internship at bank of america's investment on merle lunch when he died at his home. he had reportedly just worked 72 hours when he collapsed in the shower. his profile on a social media website had an ambitious streak, a pressure to outdo a fellow worker for a position. >> those individuals are so driven, so key to get a job, that they push themselves and in the end, push themselves over the edge. it's up to the leader of the team to see what's happening and even if these individuals keep volunteering for work, which some of them will do, to turn around and say no, you've done enough, you node to go and have some rest. >> an internship at a high pro tile company is seen as a valuable recruitment doing, putting pressure on interns to accel. many say interns do work punishing schedules in the banking industry, offering a glimpse of what's to item if they gain employment in the pro
Aug 10, 2013 9:00am PDT
defined by what you lost, by what you can't do. you've inspired america with what you can do. maybe you lost your sight but you can still see the truth that our disabled veterans make extraordinary contributions to our country every single day. maybe you lost an arm but you still have the strength to pick up a friend or neighbor in need. maybe you lost a leg but you still stand tall for the values and freedoms that make america the greatest nation on earth. [ applause ] i think of the wounded warrior who spoke for so many of you when he said your life will never be the same but that doesn't mean you can't go on to do amaze things with the second thing you've given. i think of wounded veterans across america and how they used that second chance. volunteering in communities. building home, being a mentor to local kids, showing up after tornadoes, after hurricane sandy to help folks rebuild. i think of the wounded warriors who reached out to the survivors of the boston marathon bombing with a simple message, we stand with you. i think of all the inspiring wounded warriors that michelle and
Aug 22, 2013 8:00am PDT
learning when you look at the number of tech schools. just the sheer number. is that the case in america when you look at us compared to other industrialized countries? >> that debate goes on a lot. there's something sort of aspirational about the idea of college, about the fulfillment of the american dream. especially when you talk about, you know, parents or grandparents who didn't go to college who didn't have the opportunity. the pride they take in being able to watch their kids and grand kids be eligible for it, be able to do it. and you're right, i don't think that's something that the president's going to bring up today. the other thing here too, i think, sure, there's the issue here, has to go through republicans in congress, who knows if that's going to happen. but it's a step more removed from that. this is a philosophical moment for the president. republicans are out there in the town halls back in the districts, what are we hearing from that? a shutdown, debt ceiling fight, we want to get rid of obama care and this is obama saying while they're having that conferring, this is
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 2:00am EDT
's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. >>> the political scandal that has gripped los angeles says filner's trouble, far from over. >> the ag's office won't specify charges but that an investgation is ongoing. meanwhile, city officials here in san diego say they are ready to put the civic nightmare behind them. the city council unanimously approved a resolution in which bob filner resigned effective august 30th. under the terms of the deal, the city will pay for his legal defense with regard to claims by current and former city employees. however, the city can seek reimbursement from filner from any damages arising from the mayor's alleged sexual harassment conduct. in addition, the city has put a cap of $98,000 for any outside legal counsel that bob filner may seek. during today's meeting, the mayor got up and addressed the crowd. at times, he was emo
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm EDT
'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. >>> the american soldier responsible for killing 16 afghan civilians is apologizing. robert bales took the stand in the sentencing phase of his military trial, and rob reynolds reports on his apology, and what it means for his case. >> reporter: i wish i could take it back, but i can't. speaking in a low, halting voice, bales apologized to the families of the african civilians he murdered, and said he disgraced his own family. what i did was an act of cowardous bales concluded, behind a mas
Aug 24, 2013 4:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking right now, wall of flames. a massive wildfire, threatening vacationers at one of america's most famous tourist attractions. the all-out battle on the ground and in the air at yosemite national park. and the drastic move california's governor has been forced to take. >>> fighting to the finish. san diego's mayor resigns under a cloud of sexual harassment complaints. but remains stunningly defiant. >> if given due process, i would be vindicated. >> this morning, the new criminal investigation and the outrage over his severance package. >>> caught on tape. this brave 8-year-old girl fighting off a kidnapper using her teeth. what she is saying this morning about this terrifying encounter. >>> and back 'n sync. it's officially on. justin timberlake reunited with the members of his hot boy band. millions of women remembering their teenage days. they hit the stage soon. are you ready to party like it's 1999? s ♪ i know i want take no more it ain't no lie ♪ >>> i have so many questions. like, is that a perm? or is it natural? >> it's naturally cu
Aug 23, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. and breaking overnight, a sudden and massive hailstorm, knocking out towns in the west. cars filled. snowplows are forced to clean it all up. entire streets turn to rivers, as a week of flash flooding looms. and the fire at yosemite, now tripling in size. zblanchts breaking at this hour. president obama's tough words on the syria crisis right now. calling the potential use of chemical weapons there, a grave concern. >> no doubt that when you start seeing chemical weapons used on a large scale, and again, we're still gathering information about this particular event. but it is very troublesome. >>> and a surprise this morning. ♪ batman >> the new batman revealed. oscar-winner, ben affleck, will be bruce wayne. the choice makes headlines worldwide, as he gets set to go up against superman. >>> and a major announcement this morning about these two adorable cubs. "gma's" exclusive access to the nursery of the only panda twins in america, as they wave good morning, america. >>> they were waving on the inside, lara. i'm sure. hello, america. good morning t
Aug 15, 2013 9:00pm PDT
not just in the middle east but to america and the west. and going up in flames by the look of it. this is a military today talk, no other way of describing it. >> i think it also illustrates the great crisis in american diplomacy in the region, which is there are no good guys available for us to back. the muslim brotherhood are the primary people responsible for those 30 churches that our correspondent just reported on. the muslim brotherhood has been remarkably and openly anti-christian. and the regime was so narrow and so hostile that about 70% of the people of israel, the people of egypt indicated they wanted to replace them. so let's start with that simple fact that you have a bad government under the muslim brotherhood. none of us are particularly happy with the military coup but for an american perspective, may be the least dangerous and the most positive thing that happened. >> the reason that president obama is using that word is he wants to protect his legal position in the sense that if he does say that, then america will be duty bound to withdraw its annual aid which g
Aug 24, 2013 4:30pm PDT
was filled with speech about race in america and one man's dream. >> reporter: today, the national mall looked a lot like it did 50 years ago as a new generation joins civil rights icons. >> we cannot go back. we've come too far. >> reporter: and the everyday heroes of a nation's painful struggle for justice and equality for all. clifford lee was here in 1963. >> i was inspired then. i'm still inspired by that speech. >> i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed. >> reporter: king's "i have a dream" speech inspired a movement and tens of thousands of people have come from across the nation to honor his vision. congressman john lewis says that vision includes everyone. >> it doesn't matter whether we're black or white, latino, asian, american, or native american, it doesn't matter whether we are straight or gay. we are one people. >> reporter: many came on buses, leaving home in the early morning hours to retrace the steps of this historic march. >> we're here to pay homage to that moment in time, but also to carry that forward. >> repor
Aug 23, 2013 7:00am EDT
, good riddance. instead of a handout. >> reporter: so, behind me is america's eighth-largest city. and without question, one of its most beautiful. the question this morning, will this very ugly scandal finally come to an end? and, josh, we should know the answer to that in just a couple of hours. >> it's certainly been a long time coming. thank you, ryan owens for that. >>> we're going to turn to the story of a fisherman feared lost at sea, after falling overboard. but remarkably, he survives after treading water for hours. abc's john muller has the incredible story. >> reporter: this is the incredible moment when a 51-year-old fisherman finally makes it back on land, after almost 24 harrowing hours stranded at sea. steve moumouris' family, waiting in anticipation. >> he was in relatively good condition. dehydrated. but obviously happy to be alive. >> reporter: his story of survival begins wednesday afternoon, when moumouris set out for a fishing trip, off the coast of crystal river, florida. around 1:00 p.m., he texted his wife this picture of a fish he caught. when he headed ho
FOX News
Aug 23, 2013 6:00am PDT
into the public sector as well. good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum in "america's newsroom." gregg: i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer. obamacare provides many employers to provide coverage to anyone who works at least 30 hours a week. but to get around that, some employers are just cutting back on the hours this report coming just days after ups announced it will not provide coverage to husbands and wives of employees who can get insurance on their own. martha: ups is not alone in this. many employers fear they will not be able to afford it. some saying they still don't know what's in the law. this is years after it was signed into law and nancy pelosi famously said this. >> we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it away from the fog of the controversy. martha: the truth is, we are still finding out what's in it, stuart. companies are still scratching their heads saying we're not really sure how this will affect us and what it will cost us. stuart is the host of "varney & company" on the fox business network. what do you make of this latest news? >> it is chan
FOX News
Aug 23, 2013 4:00pm PDT
? >> jon: william la jeunesse, thank you. america needs to pay attention to those reports of a massive and deadly chemical weapons attack in syria. that's the word from president obama. but he also explained why it could hurt us big time if the u.s. gets too involved. plus, a grim milestone on the number of child refugees now trying to escape that bloody civil war. that's still ahead on "the fox report." this man is about to be the millionth customer. would you mind if i go ahead of you? instead we had someone go ahead of him and win fiy thousand dollars. congratulations you are our one millionth customer. nobody likes to miss out. that's why ally treats all their customers the same. whether you're the first or the millionth. if your bank doesn't think you're special anymore, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. it's a reality check. i had my reality check when i'd be sitting there with my friends who had their verizon phones and i'd be sitting there like "mine's still loading!" i couldn't get email. i couldn't stream movies. i couldn't upload any of our music. that's
Aug 14, 2013 2:00pm PDT
is give an alternative. we need to start telling the people of america what our health care alternative is and we've yet to do that. >> bob, there's no accountability as we've been saying about other issues because of hyper partisan districts. if i'm a gop member of the house and rail against obama care and say let's defund the government, et cetera, et cetera, and maybe public surveys across the country say that individual is out of step, chances are they're not out of step in their own district. >> i think that's true. one of the problems the republican party has now is that it rode the tea party to power in the house in 2010 and now stuck with all those people. i think john is largely right about what sensible republicans want to do. i'm not sure he's right about the ways out. but you have a whole group of folks who might just take this over the cliff. if boehner holds to the rule that he las to have a majority of the majority before he'll bring anything to the floor, you might just have a government shutdown. and sensible people in the republican party like john brabender, carl row
Aug 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
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Aug 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >>> good evening. there are few more dangerous places in america right now than on the fire lines out west, both for those fighting the fires and those trying to flee them. there are dozens of wild fires on the move tonight, but the most dangerous is in idaho, the so-called beaver creek fire, where thousands more have been ordered to grab what they can and get out. crews from around the country have been brought in to battle it, attacking from the air and from the ground. but conditions couldn't be worse as mountaintops virtually explode with fire before their eyes. nbc's miguel almaguer is covering the story for us. he is in haley, idaho, tonight. miguel? >> reporter: lester, good evening. that plume of smoke behind me about mile away is the heart of the fire. just in front of me is a sprawling community. what worries firefighters so much tonight is what is in between these two, acres and acres of dry fuel. explosive, out of control and now closing in on 2300 homes. the beaver creek fire is a monster, moving in multiple directions. >> this is an extremely fast and dangerous fire. >> repor
Aug 1, 2013 3:00am PDT
alone america. obama, call him a liberal or what you want but he was not on the fringe. he was down the plate of the democratic party. you have guys who are both not ready and also taking really wacko bird positions to -- >> at the same time, a lot of that has to do with the fact where you live and what your views are. there are a lot of people in middle america that don't see ted cruz or rand paul or marco rubio out of the mainstream. a lot of people. as many people don't think they are, as people don't think barack obama is. i mean barack obama -- >> they're not even in the mainstream of the republican party. barack obama was in the mainstream of the democratic party. he may have been inexperienced. >> when these guys came in 2010 they are in the mainstream of the republican party. look at the fact that in 2010 it's not like there were a couple people that snuck. >> office. republicans won the largest legislative landslide on the state and national level i think probably in the 20 -- in a century. it was a remarkable victory for them. the problem that some of them don't understand
Aug 19, 2013 10:00am PDT
a to b. we still, though, are the greatest country in the world and what america thinks and does is important. i know that people there are watching our actions, i don't think that we should be anything more than a strong sense of come coming any less than a strong sense of calm. but our leverage is different. and yet at the same time, the leverage that we have, we should use. people still care, we're working with saudi arabia and the emirates right now on issues in syria. so the things we end up having effects more than just the aid. there's no question the monetary part of this is minuscule compared to what's being supplanted by these other countries. but we still have influence. we need to use it as much as we can. but we cannot wave a magic wand and i think sometimes people react in ways that just are not thoughtful when people do things that are counter to what we think as good policy in these countries. certainly we should react and we should react in a measured way. and we don't have all the cards and i know it's frustrating to americans, but we need to be patient, we need
Aug 23, 2013 6:00pm PDT
they will not -- >>> okay. so the lead up to the america's cup is very near its conclusion with a challenger to oracle usa perhaps just one day from being established. >> we have the latest on the leader of the louis vuitton cup finals. >>> after the better part of two months in the summer of racing, the louis vuitton cup is a couple races away from being captured. not much in the way of competition. in the prestart of race six, following a familiar script, emirates team new zealand getting the position they want and the kiwis gathering a sizable lead over the luna rossa team. they are behind for most of the race. two more victory also give emirates team new zealand the spot before oracle usa. >> the way we go around the course. you feel like it is coming together. we know we can do better. and so i think the challenge is as much racing ourselves and improving ourselves as it is against the other guy. >> reporter: luna rossa needing a mistake to grab the win. but they're staying in the fight. here's luna rossa skipper. >> we're not going to give up even until the end. if there's some suggs of that. we are
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 11:00pm EDT
speech in washington america takes stock of how much has changed and what still needs to be done. >>> plus, that huge wildfire burning in california has grown so big it's now reached yosemite national park. >> next week will mark the tbitd anniversary of martin luther king's i have a dream speech. it was a pivotal moment in the struggle for civil rights. half a century lairt an african american is president. we asked one of president obama's mentors, robert ogletree how far we have come in 50 years. >> the march on washington happened in 1963, i was only ten years old. my parents were trying to watch on the black and white tv what this meant. here was dr. king talking about jobs, freedom, it was a great event, now 50 years later, where are we? i think dr. king, gave us the plan but it's up to us to implement it. 50 years looking back on dr. king's dream in 1963 i have to say quite honestly it is in some sense the best of times and the worst of times. we have not made the progress that i expected us to make in the 50 years. if you think about it, some of the very same things that
Aug 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT
. every day we're working to and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> in california, authorities are trying to solve a mystery that has a family and a school community on edge. they're looking for a popular pennsylvania high school math teacher who vanished during a hiking trip to mammoth lakes. 39-year-old matthew green would have started classes tomorrow but he hasn't been seen or heard from since mid-july. >> i want to be hopeful but yet at this point it's so hard to be hopeful. >> reporter: it's hard because her brother matthew green is missing. the avid 39-year-old hiker and high school math teacher from pennsylvania who loved being outdoors vanished more than a month ago while vacationing in the mountains of mammoth lakes, california. his family said he went
Aug 15, 2013 10:00am PDT
in time all america can really do is ask for restraint on both sides. certainly keep our fingers crossed that the bloodshed will end and that the military will respect human rights. >> if we wait and we keep our fingers crossed and we ask for restraint, u.s. officials as we understand until the very last minute before this crackdown were reaching out to their counterparts in egypt asking for that very restraint but they were ignored. so do we have an influence? keeping fingers crossed doesn't seem like it is going to cut it anymore. >> no, it's tragic we don't have greater influence. about the only thing we have right now is the threat of cutting out military aid. quite honestly, a number of us in the senate were willing to give the president the flexibility prior to the august recess. when we come back in september if events don't improve dramatically, i don't think there is going to be any choice than to basically force the hand of this administration and cut off military aid to egypt. >> should he have made that call today? should hathat have been the decision now? >> first, i don't t
Aug 15, 2013 11:00pm PDT
got kicked out by what america felt were badder guys, but they still kicked them out undemocratically. when you look at it that way, isn't it fair to conclude that was a coup where america liked the winner so we don't want to call it one? >> well, a coup is a definition and we abide by our legal obligations. this was obviously looked at very closely by legal teams throughout the administration. but we look at this as bigger than events that happened on one day or what the name -- the name terminology is. we're looking at this about our broad relationship with egypt. and that's the reason we made the decision we did, which was not to make a determination and we abided by our legal obligations. >> thanks very much to you, jen saki. >>> i want to bring in john king two has been following this story and following the president. and you heard jen talking about cutting off f-16s and cutting off aid is not necessary. but they are walking a rhetorically difficult line. >> the president has no good choices here. now he's trying to recover from a bad bet, a bet perhaps he had to make, but a bet
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a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> we spent a little time talking about the search for a leader. some would say ronald reagan's appeal. it was 29 years ago this week that president reagan officially accepted the nomination. as august rolled around, reagan's presidency was on an upswing at the time. having survived a struggling economic recession of the early '80s, reagan was basking in the globe. the gains that had racked up in los angeles just weeks before when our athletes didn't have to compete against anybody. when it was his turn to address the gop convention in dallas, he reminded the crowd of how much america has changed in such a short time. >> four years ago, we raised a banner of bold colors. we proclaimed a dream of an america that would be a shining city on a hill. we cape togethme togeth
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trying to help america with the civil rights movement. that was my learning experience from it and i hope everybody will walk away with that two. >> two of those three guys burned alive are white. thank you, cuba gooding about. you're going to get an oscar nomination. oh, you are going to get one. >> we're already dealing with one in the movie and that's oprah. >> whitaker is getting the big one. thank you. lee daniels, great work. fabulous historic work. up next, it's america's biggest yard sale and if you ever wanted a souvenir from the war in afghanistan now is your chance. if you want a humvee and an important programming note. starting next month, one week from today, catch "hardball" exclusively at 7:00 eastern. no more 5:00. for those of you watching at 5:00 eastern, next week you need to tune in at 7:00. we're going exclusively at 7:00 eastern. so we're going to having to share time at a different time. anyway, that's "hardball." i'm "hardball." it's the place for politics. i think farmers care more about the land than probably anyone else. we've had this farm for 30 years. we rai
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